Carrie Cusack

Chef Carrie Cusack
Carrie Cusack

Executive Chef - Balance Treatment Center

Chef Carrie Cusack comes to Balance Treatment Center with over 20 years in the culinary industry. Her background is extensive, mastering numerous cuisines and making them her own with a healthful, farm to table approach.

Within the past decade she has been executive chef at some of Los Angeles’ most notable restaurants and catering companies including Huckleberry Bakery and Café and Jennie Cooks catering. She is also executive chef and owner of That Girl Carrie catering where she cooked for extensive celebrity clients and worked as chef on numerous feature film productions. Chef Cusack also owns Frankie and Tiny’s Pies where she sold all natural sweet and savory pies at local Los Angeles farmer’s markets. Her success with Frankie and Tiny’s led her to open Simplethings sandwich and pie shop in West Hollywood. She has been featured numerous times in Food and Wine magazine, Sunset magazine, In Style Magazine, Us Weekly Magazine, Angeleno Magazine, LA Confidential and LA Weekly. She was chosen by Entertainment Tonight as the sole dessert provider for the 2011 Emmy Awards. As well, Tillamook cheese features many of her recipes as Simplethings is featured as one of their “restaurants to watch” for 2012.

Chef Cusack believes that not only does food nourish, but it heals. By using real ingredients that are sourced locally and used seasonally her method is the epitome of California cuisine. Menus are developed in a thoughtful manner. Each client will be thought of as an individual and all dietary concerns will be met. Chef Cusack’s passion is to create fresh, sustainable and delicious food that is good for the body and soul.

Check out some of chef Carrie's healthy and delicious creations...

Emotional Component to Healing


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Social Component to Healing


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Educational Component to Healing


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Physical Component to Healing


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